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Research Administrator II - Molecular Biology and Microbiology, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2020
Title Research Administrator II - Molecular Biology and Microbiology, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Research Administrator II – Molecular Biology and Microbiology, School of Medicine – (20001601)


Responsible for administering portfolio of broad and moderately complex sponsored awards. Utilizing considerable knowledge of research administration and academic area, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award compliance activities. Serves as resource to junior level research administration staff. May assist school management with other assigned program operation functions.


Basic Requirements:

Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years of research administration experience.
Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs.
Knowledge of regulations that govern federal research funding and related areas of regulatory compliance.
Demonstrated organizational skills with detail orientation.
Excellent prioritization skills, strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in collegial, supportive manner with faculty and staff.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments with tight, concurrent deadlines and with frequent interruptions.
Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet.
Proficient with electronic grants management systems (i.e.,, NIH eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, ProposalCentral, etc.) and experience with enterprise research administration systems.
Preferred Qualifications:

Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre-Award Administrator (CPRA), or Certified Financial Research Administrator 9CFRA).
Experience with Kuali Coeus.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Travel between Tufts’ three campuses may be required.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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